Oshkosh, WI (July 25, 2023) – Injuries were reported in a serious multi-vehicle collision that took place on a major highway in Oshkosh on Monday, July 24.
According to Wisconsin Police, the accident happened around 9 a.m. on I-41 around the area of the Wittman Regional Airport. Police confirmed that many individuals were traveling in the area for EAA AirVenture, which is expected to bring in a lot of traffic due to hundreds of thousands of people attending. Multiple vehicles were involved in a collision on the highway due to unknown reasons.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were seriously injured and transported to local hospitals by ambulance and medical helicopter. Their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in multiple lanes until 10 a.m., when police cleared the scene. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the parties who have been hurt in this collision with hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Wisconsin
Wisconsin car accidents have become a leading cause of hospitalizations. In fact, the U.S. has been seeing more and more car accidents than ever before. In 2019, it was reported that 39,723 people were injured in Wisconsin car accidents due to the negligence of others. These accidents happen due to a wide array of reasons, such as the following:
- Distracted driving, such as texting and driving
- Driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol
- Fatigued driving
You have many options to receive compensation after a car accident. You should speak with an attorney as soon as possible about these options.
Filing a personal injury claim is not something you should do without a lawyer. You will need to show that one or more parties are to blame for your collision, all while dealing with financial difficulties and painful injuries. Luckily, with the help of an attorney, you will be able to smoothly move forward with a claim and navigate the legal system. An attorney can help with the following:
- Investigating all the facts of your claim
- Obtaining medical records
- Interviewing witnesses who can play a huge role in your case
- Taking your claim to trial if it cannot be settled
If you have been hurt in a car accident, speaking with an Oshkosh car accident attorney is in your best interests.
At Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., our attorneys are here for you after your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how difficult it can be to move forward after an accident and offer our help to you in your dire time of need. Our attorneys will help you seek compensation for a wide array of losses such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Oshkosh at (608) 471-5365 to find out what we can do for you at this time.
Note: When writing this accident news article, our writers utilized secondary sources, including local news sources, local and state police incident reports, social media platforms, and, occasionally, eyewitness reports. Our firm has not independently verified any of the facts pertaining to this accident. If you locate any information in this post that is inaccurate, please contact Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., right away. The article will be updated with the correct information immediately. If requested, we will take down this post.
Disclaimer: This post is intended to be informational. None of the information provided within this post is meant to be legal or medical advice. The picture used in this blog was not taken at this accident scene. This is not a business solicitation.